AC2 NEWS Weekly Crony News Roundup 9-16-2018

Darkness at Noon

Janet Yellen, Former Fed Chair, Wants Fed To Blow Up More Bubbles

 

USAID Spends $89.7 Million Finding Jobs for 55 Afghan Women

 

The Once Golden State: California’s poverty rate is still the highest in the nation

 

 

CA Gov. Brown appoints church choir director (and school buddy) as head of workers comp appeal board, Pay? $147,778/year plus benis

 

60 Days in Jail for Being an Airbnb Host? Miami Beach Mayor Wants City to Consider It.

 

The Idea That the Fed Is ‘Independent’ Is Absurd

 

 

Beware the Press’s Self-Serving Calls to Regulate Social Media (The old media are making a crony move)

 

Don’t Be Fooled, There Was Nothing ‘Financial’ About the 2008 Crisis

 

OxyContin maker gets patent for drug to treat opioid addiction